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Adventurous Mexico - exploring Mexico's outdoors - self-guided tours, mountains, volcanoes, hiking, camping, sailing, fishing, kayaking and more Index Page

 Climbing Mexican mountains, volcanoes and caves. Climbing Mexico's volcanoes Pico de Orizaba (Citlateptl) 5700m 18,700ft Popocatepl 5452m 17,887ft Iztaccihuatl 5286m 17,342ft ... read more

The beaches and coastlines of Mexico Index Page

 With thousands of miles (9,330 kilometers) of coastline, Mexico offers everything one could want in the way of ocean-living, relaxing, exploring and water sports. From soft, gentle breezes over... read more
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Loreto Bay: the greenest place in Baja, and quite possibly in all of Mexico! Tony Burton

Loreto Bay, a 3-billion-dollar, 6,000-home development in Baja California Sur, may be the most eco- and socially-aware resort project anywhere in the country. Interactive map of Baja California & ... read more

Loreto and San Javier: from sun, sand and snorkeling to museums, missions and mountains Tony Burton

These three towns in Baja California Sur, offer a relaxing alternative to the frenetic pace of life in the pricier and more touristy Los Cabos area. Loreto, Mulegé and Santa Rosalía are very differen... read more

Clickable interactive map of Baja California Sur state, Mexico - La Paz, Loreto, Santa Rosalia, Los Cabos Tony Burton

Clickable interactive map of Baja California Sur state, Mexico: La Paz, Loreto, Santa Rosalia, Los Cabos read more

North of Loreto: Mulege and Santa Rosalía, sun, beaches, hotels and history Tony Burton

(To Part One: Loreto and San Javier) Mulegé North of Loreto, the highway leaves the coast until about half way to Mulegé, at which point the Bahía de Concepción (Conception Bay) suddenly comes... read more

Clickable interactive map of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico Tony Burton

Map of the Baja California Peninsula - Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Clickable interactive Map of the Baja California Peninsula - Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico, including Tijuana, Loreto, Ensenada, La Paz, Cabo San Lucas.

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The Baja Highway from top to bottom Paul Carrigan Jr.

The highway down off the central plateau to the Sea of Cortés at sunset was stunning, as though we were driving through southern Utah with a coastline. read more

Oases on the Sea of Cortez Sophie Annan Jensen

The rugged Baja California peninsula and the Sea of Cortez, or Gulf of California, have been bewitching hardy visitors for decades. Some of the early fans were John Steinbeck and Earl Stanley Gardner, ... read more

Baja California Sur side trip: Mision San Javier John McCaffery

The church, considered one of the most beautiful and well preserved of the Californias, was built with stone taken from quarry from the bed of the brook of Santo Domingo 20 km southeast of San Javier. Its original baroque appearance has been well preserved. It has three bells, two of them are dated 1761 and the other, 1803. read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report June 2005

Table of Contents Healthy economy Regional disparities Dev... read more

Baja California Sur - Overview

LOCATION: The state of Baja California Sur is located in northeastern Mexico, on the peninsula of Baja California. It is bordered to the north by the state of Baja California Norte, to the west by the ... read more

Driving the Baja Highway Ed Kociela

The Baja 1,000 is considered one of the most dangerous, but exciting, races in the world. It winds through mountains and desert in the most remote parts of Baja California with drivers dodging Mother Nature's homespun hazards like rugged dry washes and rapid changes in altitude. They also deal with free-roaming livestock, rattlesnakes and one of the largest concentrations of big, bad cacti on the planet. read more

Cinco de Mayo is more widely celebrated in USA than Mexico Tony Burton

US postage stamp commemorating Cinco de Mayo

Of the many battles fought on Mexican soil in the nineteenth century, only one — the Battle of Puebla, fought on May 5, 1862 — has given rise to a Mexican national holiday.

Why this one? The main reason is that the Battle of Puebla marks Mexico's only major military success since independence from Spain in 1821.

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AA: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Mexico "Mexico" Mike Nelson

You'll find AA throughout Mexico, even in small towns. NA has a sizable presence in the larger towns. Alanon is almost everywhere. OA, SALA and other programs are less likely to be encountered outside major cities. AA is very visible. I have noted where there are meetings in many cases, but like here, they move or change. We urge readers to help us keep this list current.

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La Paz, Baja California Sur Sophie Annan Jensen

For a city named Peace, it has a rather grim history. A Spanish expedition sailed into the bay in 1533; the leader and several of his soldiers were killed by the indigenous residents soon after, by som... read more

The spirit of wine: Exploring Mexican wine Luis Dumois

Wine has been mankind's faithful companion since the dawn of time. The wine walks hand in hand with friendship, warm feelings, joy, nice and fruitful conversation. As Goethe put it, "Wine brings joy to... read more

Latitude 38's First Timer's Guide To Mexico - Boating 38 Latitude

I. Preparation The Boat. If you're going to sail to Mexico, the size of your boat isn't nearly as important as the quality. Make sure the boat was designed, built and has been maintained for open-... read more

The colonial cities Discussion Thread Forum

We plan to visit Queretero, Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende and Morelia next week--would like any tips on charming places to stay (moderate range US50-70) and great places to eat. read more

Tehuamixtle: the Cabo Corrientes shore on Mexico's Pacific coast Barbara Sands

The coast south of Cabo Corrientes, the southerly arm of our Bay of Banderas, is known as the Costa Alegre, Happy Coast, all the way down to Manzanillo. Barra de Navidad and Careyes are two of the better known spots. Directly west of El Tuito, the civic center of Cabo Corrientes, lies its bulk — a broad, hilly and ravined stretch of scrub and farm country that is separated from the Pacific by swaths of mile-long beaches and turquoise waters that have remained remarkably pristine. read more

Adventurous Mexico - exploring Mexico's outdoors - self-guided tours, mountains, volcanoes, hiking, camping, sailing, fishing, kayaking and more Index Page

 Climbing Mexican mountains, volcanoes and caves. Climbing Mexico's volcanoes Pico de Orizaba (Citlateptl) 5700m 18,700ft Popocatepl 5452m 17,887ft Iztaccihuatl 5286m 17,342ft ... read more

San Miguel de Allende: More than a travel destination Marjorie Zap

Last year, Conde Nast Traveler listed the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende (SMA) as the 7th best travel destination in the entire world! In my book, it's Number 1. It's also more than a travel destination. It's where I live. read more

Baja communities play a key role in conservation Wendee Holtcamp

Those moments when you can spontaneously interact with a wild animal, one on one, in their environment - whether it's under the ocean, on a mountain, in the middle of the desert - are pretty special, life changing even. read more

Mexico this month - October Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of October.

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The Obsidian Butterfly: modern Huichol symbolism Erin Cassin

"The Nawatl art is creating archetypes, in the Jungian sense, awakening unconsciously the common roots of the artist and the viewer." read more
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